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Forum: Free Parking 07-29-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 872
Posted By dtt454
Re: How can I learn more "handyman" skills?


i learned way more there than i did from my old man
Forum: Free Parking 07-06-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By dtt454
Re: Hammer storage

i saw a rack once that looked similar to a rack where you would store gas bottles, they had metal walls and a chain across the other side.

but you had to pull the chisel out to use it, ...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 05-25-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 19,033
Posted By dtt454
Re: 3 hour hot concrete poor

well im not a concrete expert, but i had a driveway poured with overworked concrete once, and it looked good, till the first winter and then the top layer starts spalling, and it only gets...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 05-18-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,203
Posted By dtt454
Re: 3/4" drive sockets ???

i have alot of 3/4 and 1 inch drive sockets, i have just bought them individually according to what i need. the sets come with a whole bunch you will never use. i usually only buy impact...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 05-18-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,506
Posted By dtt454
Re: Best Pneumatic Drill?

sioux i have one that was a hand me down.
Forum: Free Parking 05-18-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,230
Posted By dtt454
Re: No engine lift eye brackets, suggestions?

having pulled an engine on a 2001 lincoln continental, and not having a lift where i could just let it out the bottom, i pulled the engine and trans out together. i think it is the worst one...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 05-18-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,583
Posted By dtt454
Re: Mechanics tool allowance

0.30 cents per billable hour. they keep it in an account and when you buy something from wherever you want, you turn in the receipt and they write a check. you dont pay taxes on it that way...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 05-18-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,968
Posted By dtt454
Re: Harry J Epsteins Trip

i believe that same socket has been on the floor for years haha
Forum: General Garage Discussion 05-16-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 853
Posted By dtt454
Re: Best WellPump? Torque Arrestors or Not? PVC vs Galvanized? I Need Some EXPERT Adv

all i was going to say is at the mine where i work at, they only use Grunfos well pumps to keep the mine pumped out.
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 05-10-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,072
Posted By dtt454
Re: Creative method to repair a rod end in a steering ram?

the rod end might be spin welded to the rod, that is the most modern method equipment manufacturers use to attach rods to eyes on hyd cylinders.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 05-10-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By dtt454
Re: concrete on concrete humps to direct water

for what its worth, i put in a trench drain in my driveway a few years ago for a similiar reason, in hindsight i would have not done that, i am constantly cleaning the thing out, and...
Forum: Free Parking 03-30-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,673
Posted By dtt454
Re: Unresolved Threads!!!

i will admit, ive done just that a time or two...
my thing is when you ask for someones opinions, and you have to read through 10 peoples comments that are useless and then another 5 comments...
Forum: Free Parking 02-23-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By dtt454
Re: Chrome plating options

i saw this a while back, although i havent used it myself, i think if i was doing something like you, id try it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-1cTpSZ1l8
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-16-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,521
Posted By dtt454
Re: Post Pictures of any vehicles/tools/equipment or projects you worked on recently

35 series engines only have pistons the size of paint cans
Forum: Free Parking 02-16-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By dtt454
Re: What brand replacement part for water pump?

i started buying bosch im afraid of all the ones from china
Forum: General Tool Discussion 02-15-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 737
Posted By dtt454
Re: Fluke 115

i seem to think i remember reading that the fluke "lifetime warranty" was not defined as the lifetime of the user, but rather there expected lifetime of the instrument, which was 7 years. maybe...
Forum: Free Parking 02-15-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,163
Posted By dtt454
check this out, hoist attached to the side of a house

ill admit i never would have thought of something like this. it swings against the side of the house when not in use...

of course we are all wondering how its attached on the inside. its still...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 02-09-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,978
Posted By dtt454
Re: Company is supplying us the tools from now on | No more tool allowance

im kind of curious what your tool allowance used to be, i work at a dealer here in the midwest and we get .30 per billable hour. i dont have any trouble finding things to spend that on.

Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-02-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,658
Posted By dtt454
Re: Lowes vs. Home Depot?

here is my observations between lowes/hd

i was buying sheet flooring for a kitchen, at lowes, they have the flooring but i was looking for seaming glue..... i couldnt find it anywhere, so i ...
Forum: Heating and A/C 01-22-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,145
Posted By dtt454
Re: torpedo heater doesn't stay running

when my little 50000 btu one was doing exactly what you described... after making sure the air pressure was set correctly and putting a new "eye" on it. neither of those made any difference. ...
Forum: Free Parking 01-03-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,514
Posted By dtt454
Re: Man Arrested After Catching Himself on Fire with Stolen Gasoline

ill bet it was one of those new"spill proof" gas cans otherwise he would have had a free hand to hold his cigarette
Forum: Free Parking 12-31-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,887
Posted By dtt454
Re: What Tools Did Santa Bring You?

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f227/wildtyphoon/131231-190923_zpsb654498d.jpg (http://s48.photobucket.com/user/wildtyphoon/media/131231-190923_zpsb654498d.jpg.html)
Forum: Free Parking 12-28-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By dtt454
Re: OBD 2 to USB interface?

i got one a while back form a place called obddiagnostics, it doesnt look like they are around anymore but what you needed was the adaptor, they even had instructions on how to make your own, ...
Forum: Free Parking 12-28-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,593
Posted By dtt454
Forum: Free Parking 12-23-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,945
Posted By dtt454
Re: I got a subaru timing belt to do....

i think i would walk away too,

but i was just going to say, i dont buy the gates kits w/waterpumps anymore. upon looking at them it seemed that the waterpumps are no-name china pumps. ...
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